For students who have introductory herbalism experience and a sound understanding of anatomy and physiology, this course is the next level of study. Topics included are: the relative safety-toxicity of herbs, determining correct dosages, current issues in botanical medicine, a sampling of pathologies and conditions and their treatment protocols, phytotherapeutic approaches to health and well-being, and clinical practice in herbalism. Readings from a variety of sources will be compiled and made available through the course web site and through the Coursepack. Students will be evaluated with a combination of class tests and worksheet assignments that are linked to clinical and practical herbalism.
Natural Science (NS)
ENVS 195: Plant-Based Healing Medicine and basic understanding of Anatomy and Physiology, or permission
$15 lab fee